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UA’s renowned plate reverb modeling
in an easy‑to‑use plug-in.

The Pure Plate Reverb plug-in provides UA's revolutionary plate reverb emulation in a simple, affordable package — with all of the essential features. By harnessing the musical, deep, organic sound of this classic effect, Pure Plate Reverb gives you warmth and texture to your sources that only plate reverb can provide.

Included Versions

UAD Native
Runs on your Mac or PC without UA hardware.

Apollo Realtime & UAD‑2
Runs accelerated on Apollo interfaces and UAD‑2 hardware.

UAD Native plug-ins run on both macOS 10.15 Catalina or newer and Windows 10 and 11. Go to our UA Support page for system requirements.

  • Easily add natural depth and shimmer to vocals and instruments
  • Sculpt with classic plate reverb controls like mechanical damping and input filters
  • Quickly tweak the perfect reverb tone with Bass and Treble controls
  • Mix with artist presets from Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), Richard Chycki (Rush, Dream Theater) Chuck Zwicky (Prince, The Time) and more

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In this video, learn how to add size weight and dimension to drums and lush richness to guitars and vocals using Pure Plate

 Groundbreaking Reverb Emulation Technology

Groundbreaking Reverb Emulation Technology

The Pure Plate Reverb plug-in was engineered by the modeling experts at Universal Audio to be a no-compromise emulation of this classic effect. By capturing all of the sonic and mechanical nuances of the steel plate, transducers, and dampers, the Pure Plate Reverb plug-in gives vocals, guitars, strings, and synths a lush, satisfying space that gently flatters any source.

Easy to Use

Easy to Use

Whether you’re tracking in realtime using an Apollo interface, or mixing in your DAW, Pure Plate Reverb’s intuitive controls deliver musical results for beginners and pros alike. The ultra-effective Baxandall-type Bass and Treble controls sculpt the timbre of the reverb, while the Low Cut Hz input filters and Pre Delay further season the reverb’s character. Finally, the Balance control lets you place your “space” perfectly in the stereo spectrum. No matter the source, Pure Plate Reverb gives you the rich analog dimension and depth of an old-school plate reverb system.

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      Features

      Instantly musical and familiar sound of mechanical plate reverb used on records from the ’50s to today

      A one-stop reverb that sounds right on any mix, any source, any genre

      Simple control set, easy to dial in

      Low frequency input filtering, Pre Delay, Decay, two-band shelving EQ, Balance, and Dry/Wet mix

      Includes Artist Presets from Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), Richard Chycki (Rush, Dream Theater) Chuck Zwicky (Prince, The Time) and more

      Customer Reviews

      Pure Plate Reverb

      Overall Rating

      4.8/5
      (453)

      D. Lewis

      June 10, 2024

      Clean and Accurate!!!

      This plugin gives me clarity and the true reverb behind anything I put in front of it .. from vocals to instruments!! Use this in EVERY session!!

      E. Guimarães

      June 7, 2024

      plate

      very good

      K. Khaleel

      May 28, 2024

      Absolutely Excellent!!

      I have waited many years for UAD plug-ins to go native , this plate sounds absolutely perfect for my vocal recordings along with their other plugins used in my latest productions . Love it !!!!

      D. Mitchell

      May 26, 2024

      Pure Plate Reverb

      As an owner and user of EMT and Echoplate mechanical units over 45 years I must say the UAD Pure Plate does a very good job emulating a real plate, Real plates all sound a little different depending on temperature of the plate and tension (tuning) of the sheet metal so there is no definite sound of a plate but this emulation does what it does very good. Well pleased and besides I don't need a basement to house it.

      N. Viet

      May 19, 2024

      Disappointing buying experience

      With a friend I was discussing what made Motown so special, he believes the musicianship. I believe the sound (it's both of course, but not one without the other). To prove my point I try to make a song sounding like Motown and as a hobbyist this plugin ((partly) essential Motown) on offer was within my budget (€31). However, hours after buying and installing it I saw UAD also had on offer a five plugin bundle, including this one, as wel as a.o. the praised Space Echo and Pultec emulation, for €59. I would have preferred that, but I was too late, I already had installed my purchase. I should have done an extended search. Let me be clear, I understand offers are valid for a limited time, but these two were valid, and still are, for the same period. Complicating factor is that UAD mails me, a Windows user with the EMT140 offer, that only works on Apollo. And this one, although being an EMT140 emulation does not have the name in it. I already had to do some searching to figure things out. It's hard to keep an overview. The name is confusing. All this keeps from being satisfied with my purchase. I could have been better off.

      B. Rucker

      May 19, 2024

      Really nice reverb

      The plug in is good,but for me not what I was looking for as far as using it on a snare drum,not enough selection for me.

      M. Metalli

      May 14, 2024

      Great Plate Reverb

      Essential in its controls but great sounding out of the box. Very useful

      P. Sviyazov

      May 12, 2024

      Useful and easy

      Got this reverb plug-in when it became native. It's very handy and fast to set up! Plus it sounds exactly as it supposed to!

      S. Kottis

      April 30, 2024

      The best reverb

      Always the best software

      E. Sedrick

      March 16, 2024

      Sha-weeeeeeeet

      This pulls off the organic plate reverb vibe very convincingly. It's very easy to seat into a mix, and seating reverb into a mix is often a challenge when working itb.

      Protip: don't just use this for the classic vocal plate sound, but also try out the shortest or near-shortest reverb times on various sources. A little dab does a nice job of putting bone-dry recordings into a large studio space.

      One thing is for sure, when eating dried fruits, and nuts, and other trail-mix fodder, if you then slap a mic on yourself, you now get to eat off of a classy virtual plate in your headphones.

      S. Peterson

      January 17, 2024

      Love it so far

      I’ve only used on a rough mix but I love it so far. Very usable.

      A. Ogarev

      December 25, 2023

      Pure Plate Reverb

      super)+

      M. Jansson

      December 13, 2023

      Great reverb

      Perfect on a bus and gently send half of all tracks in to! Warm and dark like I like them!

      I. Gala

      December 12, 2023

      Plate

      very good plate

      L. Marchetti

      November 22, 2023

      Omg

      F. Antonio

      November 19, 2023

      Really good plate sound!!!

      THE plate sound. I would love to see this guy with a little bit more control.

      N. Antonio

      October 19, 2023

      Plate reverb en su pureza

      Grandiosa la plate reverb que ofrece éste plugin

      F. Lakatoš

      September 27, 2023

      very good

      I love it, it sounds very good. Uad is great

      F. Lakatoš

      September 27, 2023

      very good

      I love it, it sounds very good. Uad is great

      E. Hayden

      September 25, 2023

      Very impressed!

      Great great to sing through sits easy in the mix, sounds like money! Love this.